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State injects millions of new patients into ailing Medi-Cal 17

Nov. 20, 2012 By Dave Roberts California’s Medi-Cal managed care programs have an abysmal track record. So, naturally, state officials are planning to transfer a million more low-income Californians these lowly-rated care programs. On a scale of 1 to 5,

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CA GOP calls for immediate healthcare reform 0

Aug. 11, 2012 Katy Grimes: BURBANK — The California Republican Party convention is taking place this weekend in Burbank, CA.  While there have been guffaws and snickers about the relevance of the Caalifornia Republicans, the party made significant gains in

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Health care is free! 0

Aug. 8, 2012 By John Seiler The Washington Post notes of Obamacare: “Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law 28 months ago and largely upheld in June by the Supreme Court, it’s illegal for insurers to charge consumers a

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Calif. retiree health care time bomb is ticking 28

Aug. 3, 2012 By Dave Roberts When discussing California’s exorbitant benefits for state government employees that are threatening to bankrupt the state, much of the focus has been on pensions. And rightly so, with estimates of the unfunded pension liability

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Canada scandal shows how Obamacare would work 13

July 5, 2012 By John Seiler Even before last week’s Supreme Court ruling mostly green-lighting Obamacare, California was in the forefront of implementing the centralized medicine scheme. In particular, it has been advancing the California Health Benefits Exchange, which would

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New Legislation Impacts ‘Unborn’ 6

Katy Grimes: California’s liberal politicians have been raging publibly for the last several weeks because the head of the Department of Fish and Game legally killed a cougar while on a hunting trip in Idaho. They are outraged and have demanded

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Bill Puts CA Med Insurance in ER 2

JUNE 6, 2011 By KATY GRIMES Tough new state medical insurance regulations could pull the plug on the plans held by many California families. On Thursday, without the help of Assembly Republicans, Democrats in the Assembly passed AB 52, which

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Budget dominates new session 1

By JOHN SEILER What a difference three years makes. In January 2007, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was fresh off his resounding election victory over Phil Angelides, basking in an aura of “postpartisan” triumphalism. The governor even proposed a universal health care

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